December 1, 2015

MSc opportunity at University of Regina (Canada)

Dr Katya Herman currently has funding available for 2 MSc students with an interest in physical activity and sedentary behaviour epidemiology.  Students should have a minimum 80% […]
November 25, 2015

Of possible interest: Please complete this brief survey

The below study may be of interest to SBRN members.  Please see details below. As a practitioner or researcher whose work is in some way connected […]
October 15, 2015

Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science Special Issue on Sedentary Behaviour

The journal Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science is pleased to announce the publication of the new Special Issue on the measurement of sedentary behaviour […]
October 7, 2015

The physiology of sedentary behavior in children with cerebral palsy and people with stroke.

Today’s post comes from Dr. Olaf Verschuren, of the Centre of Excellence for Rehabilitation Medicine in Utrecht. Children with cerebral palsy and adults with stroke are advised to […]
September 16, 2015

Revising on the run vs studying on the sofa

A new paper in IJBNPA examines the prospective associations between physical activity, sedentary behaviour, and academic achievement in British teens: Background We investigated prospective associations between […]
September 16, 2015

Everything Science Knows Right Now About Standing Desks

Fast Company Design has an article on a recent systematic review summarizing the available evidence on active workstations: If it wasn’t already clear through common sense, […]
September 11, 2015

New Study: The Interdependent Relationship Between Sedentary Behaviour and Physical Activity

A new study in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health examines the influence of urban design, neighbourhood built and social environment, and household […]
August 3, 2015

New study: Benefits of reallocating sitting to standing or stepping

A new study in the European Heart Journal has investigated the impact of (statistically) replacing sitting with standing or walking.  The abstract: Aims While excessive sitting […]
June 22, 2015

Sedentary behaviour and axiety: new systematic review

A systematic review exploring the link between sedentary behaviour and anxiety was published recently in the journal BMC Public Health. Background Previous research has linked sedentary […]